The Huntsville Times interviews Aaron Lee Tasjan about his weed-fueled solo LP, playing lead guitar for Drivin N Cryin and New York Dolls

Aaron Lee Tasjan Americana In the Blazes Drivin' N Cryin' Kevn Kinney New York Dolls Alberta Cross The Huntsville Times

Nashville singer/guitarist Aaron Lee Tasjan’s debut solo LP “In The Blazes” is Americana done with a lyrical edge. Tunes like “Made In America,” “The Dangerous Kind” and “Judee Was a Punk” serve as reminders roots music in 2015 doesn’t have to be an artisanal-beard-and-vest-clad pose. If you’re a fan of artists like Tom Petty, Jason Isbell and John Prine, Tasjan’s earthy story-songs will fit snugly into your playlist.

“The kind of music I play, so many people have fallen in love with the folk-rock or country-rock or Americana whatever … I just call it rock ‘n’ roll music” Tasjan says. “So I just wanted to have something a little different to say than what everyone else is doing with it. I didn’t grow up on a farm. I didn’t work in a factory – I’ve done lots of crappy jobs but that wasn’t one of them.” READ MORE…

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